Maxi-Dress Tutorial – The Soho Maxi

Materials: existing fitted knit tank top 2-2.5 yd knit fabric (60″ wide) 2 packages 1/2″ wide elastic 1 package double fold 1/2″ wide bias tape A Couple of Tips Before We Begin: If you have a serger, use it! Although you’ll need a regular machine for parts of this dress, sergers make life easy when sewing with knits. If you don’t have a serger, no problem! Use your regular machine and a ballpoint needle (trust me, it’s important!). For seams, many newer machines have a stretch stitch option, or you can also use a…

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Off the shoulder DIY Top

This is a very straight forward tutorial and requires just basic effort. Materials required: A Male Shirt Elastic Ruler or tape rule Tailor’s Chalk You must be logged in to view this content. Already a member, please log in here. If not, kindly register to view this content. You will also receive our numerous free tutorials, have access to download loads of free patterns, sewing tips and more.  

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DIY – Little girl dress – Free Tutorial and Pattern

Materials:  Pattern 2/3 (58 inch wide fabric) to 3/4 (44 inch wide fabric) yard your main fabric  1/4 yard coordinating fabric 1/3 yard lightweight fabric for underskirt coordinating thread sewing machine and/or serger fabric marker or chalk ruler cutting mat rotary cutter scissors sewing pins Helpful terms: Baste – temporary stitching, using a longer stitch, used to hold pieces in place and is removed after permanent stitches are in place. Staystitch – a line of stitching just inside the seam on curved edges intended to stabilize the fabric and keep it from distorting. Stitch…

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Free Pattern Download 30

Hi everyone, This is the free pattern for the tutorial titled: DIY – Little girl dress – Free Tutorial and Pattern. If you missed it, just CLICK HERE TO GO BACK TO IT This pattern is intended for knit fabrics. It will work best with light to medium weight knits. If using a serger press all seams to the back unless otherwise indicated. If using a sewing machine press all seams open unless otherwise indicated. The stretch of the fabric should be across the width on all pieces. All seam allowances…

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How to make a T-Shirt Dress

Supplies 2m (2.18 yards) jersey or stretch fabric Tape measurer Rotary cutter or sharp scissors Pins Tailor’s chalk Ruler Thread Ball point needles Sewing machine 1. Take Your Measurements You will need to take several measurements to ensure your T-shirt dress has the perfect fit. Measure around your chest. Divide this number by 2 and add 1cm (0.39in). Take note of this as your width measurement. Measure from the top of your shoulders to the top of your bump and add 1cm (0.39in). Write this down as your curve measurement. Finally, measure…

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DIY: Off the shoulder ruffled sundress

You will need: Fabric – lightweight wovens are ideal: cotton lawn, voile, viscose rayon (anything soft and floaty!), but knits will work too Pattern drafting paper Pencils, ruler, French curves/Patternmaster, paper scissors etc Your usual tools and sewing supplies You must be logged in to view this content. Already a member, please log in here. If not, kindly register to view this content. You will also receive our numerous free tutorials, have access to download loads of free patterns, sewing tips and more.  

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DIY – How to make a tube dress

Required 2 YARDS FABRIC FABRIC SCISSORS FABRIC MARKER PINS MEASURING TAPE SEWING MACHINE You must be logged in to view this content. Already a member, please log in here. If not, kindly register to view this content. You will also receive our numerous free tutorials, have access to download loads of free patterns, sewing tips and more.  

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DIY – How to make an off the shoulder fitted dress

What You Need SEWING MACHINE COLOR THREAD 3 METRES OF FABRIC FABRIC MARKER FABRIC SCISSORS MEASURING TAPE ELASTIC PINS You must be logged in to view this content. Already a member, please log in here. If not, kindly register to view this content. You will also receive our numerous free tutorials, have access to download loads of free patterns, sewing tips and more.  

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DIY – Off the shoulder dress (Another Method)

You need: 2 metres of fabric (2.2 yards) a piece of elastic scissors matching thread a sewing machine   You must be logged in to view this content. Already a member, please log in here. If not, kindly register to view this content. You will also receive our numerous free tutorials, have access to download loads of free patterns, sewing tips and more.  

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DIY – Off the shoulder dress

THE PATTERN You can follow this DIY pattern here  in order to make the below Off the shoulder dress. You will need a few measures to start: Measure around your high bust (under and around your armpits) and divide this number by 4. Add 1″(for your seam allowance) and note it down as your high bust Measure from your high bust to where you imagine your hem should be. Add anywhere from 3″ to 8″ depending on how deep you want your hem. Note this down as your height Measure around…

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